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a complement. the thing is facebook inc. doesn't know the context but now we have a system in place and i can resolve to anne and anne could say "i didn't mean to post that photo in an inappropriate way. i'm going to take it down" and we survey the people and everyone feels good about the situation and traditionally we thought it was a case of bullying and two people -- >> misunderstanding. >> there was a misunderstanding so i wanted to point that out and we have this new social resolution thing and a great way to solve problems at a scale of hundreds of millions of people and it's quite awesome to see that unfold, and the last thing i was going to point out in my version of sizzle reel everything we're trying do is create a culture where people speak up for each other and there's a story that i'm going to show you that i think sort of like epitomizes this how do you use social media and the power of friends to create a culture where people stand up for each other? cue up my sizzle reel. >> the varsity soccer team lost every game by embarrassing margins. our goal keeper quit. he was
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stu snyder from the cartoon network. cnn has teamed up with the cartoon network, time inc. to create a facebook app. explain what the app is. >> it's a great platform where young adults, kids and adults can get together, take a pledge to speak up, to stop bullying and also create a community where everyone can share resources so that we all can make a difference. to date, 40,000 people have taken the pledge to speak up against bullying and i'm really requesting that if anyone hasn't taken that pledge, to please do so and hopefully by taking the pledge, we all are able to speak up and stop bullying. >> thanks very much. if you or anyone you know is having trouble thinking about suicide, having thoughts like that, we have resources to help on the ac360.com page. i want to thank everyone here, especially the kids who are here today, who have had the bravery to speak out about what they are facing every single day. this is not just a problem for the kids who are here and for their parents. this is a problem for all of us, that all of us have to solve together. so much is at stake.
intelligence inc., which saves the last seven years of facebook pages. so then it becomes available to their employer when they are 22 years old. that, we have heard about. when i started doing research, i had no idea there was this whole other aspect, which was that what you do on the web is followed by data miners. i am a writer. i love dictionary.com. i've written books, but it puts 200 tracking mechanisms on your computer to follow where you go. google makes $36 billion a year, 90% of its income, from selling information. what does that mean? me that i look of a medical condition that health insurers can get that information and use it to discriminate. even the advertisements aren't innocent. when young people say they are going to commit suicide on the web, advertisements actually top of that they dial this number and get medications at a cheaper rate. sometimes we don't even know the surveillance capabilities of the technology that we use. so in pennsylvania, a high school gave free laptops to all their students and until the students or their parents that they could turn on t
picture went viral and even a facebook page called fire lindsey stone. lindsey and her co-worker have been placed on leave at the assisted living home live, inc where they both work and he re-leased this statement. this photograph in no way reflects the opinions, thoughts or feelings of the life organization. lindsey and her friend who took the picture also released a statement saying we sincerely apologize for all the pain we caused by posting the picture. we never meant to disrespect any of the people nationwide who have served this country and defended our freedom so valiantly. but these veterans in hyannis, massachusetts don't care if it was a joke or not. to them it's offensive either way. >> pretty disrespectful, and stupid. people do stupid things in this country every day. that's one of them right there, for sure. >> and in their statement lindsey and her co-worker add that had they recognize the photo was distasteful and ignorant. how that affects their work remains to be seen. both are now on unpaid leave. they are releasing a statement saying they plan to have an appropriat
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